Where:Drysdale Field, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida
Objective:Replace the old premium seating at the stadium with new seating from Irwin Seating Company.
Recently, we started on our part of the multi-million dollar renovation of Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, TN. Freedom Hall is a multi-purpose facility that hosts concerts and sporting events. One of the main attractions this fall is East Tennessee State University's Buccaneer basketball.
Clement Hall is a dormitory on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Built in 1956 the structure then accommodated 236 students. An expansion in 1963 upped its capacity to 450. Today, Clement Hall houses 698 students on 8 floors in double occupancy suites. We assisted with the remodel of this historic University of Tennessee building which was completed in 2015.
If there’s anything you need more of during any construction project, it’s time. No matter what type of project you are working on, time is most always against you. Finding a way to decrease production time, without sacrificing quality or safety is sometimes a difficult balance to strike. Yet, we have a solution that will not only decrease construction time, but that is also budget friendly. The solution is using prefabricated hospital headwall systems in all hospital rooms.
Design sets the tone for any environment. The right auditorium seating changes the way concertgoers enjoy a performance or the way a community experiences a sporting event. Likewise, high-quality wall panel systems unify style, structure, and brand identity in key spaces such as corporate, education, and healthcare facilities.
Before implementing a design, however, it’s imperative to understand how that vision fits into the client’s needs and the intended use of space. Choosing materials that are cost-efficient, sustainable, and that allow for maximum utility will ensure a result that is perfectly integrated.
When designing and constructing any scientific, medical, or educational establishment, it’s important to achieve a balance between practical layout, streamlined usability, and great aesthetics. If done correctly, these elements will come together to create a truly effective space.
During the summer of 2014, Steve Ward & Associates worked with the Greenback School in Greenback, TN, to create a seating solution for the school’s gym and auditorium. The proposed options needed to be not only cost-effective but serve the varied needs of these multi-use spaces while conserving square footage for maximum utility as well. Working alongside the architect overseeing this project, SWA was able to devise a plan that combined different types of seating to perfectly suit these areas without blowing apart the budget.